Jan 20, 2014 There’s a new kid on the block -- but will this agency be able to give the big boys a run for their money?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 6, 2013 As the three main credit-rating agencies try to restore their credibility after the financial crisis, we ask: Why is S&P different?
Mar 5, 2013 The Dow gained nearly 100 points this morning, topping 14,225 and breaking into record territory.
Feb 19, 2013 Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general for the State of New York, says not enough has changed on Wall Street since the period before 2008.
Feb 5, 2013 In a lawsuit filed late Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice claims the credit rating firm Standard & Poor’s knew some $4 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities were risky.
Jan 22, 2013 Two of the major stock indices closed at five-year highs today, while the CBOE Volatility Index drops to its lowest since April 2007.
Nov 20, 2012 Europe's second largest economy, France, has just had its AAA credit rating downgraded by the rating agency Moody's.
Aug 2, 2012 A year after Standard & Poor’s cut the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+, interest rates are lower than ever. Who made the right -- and wrong -- predictions?
Jul 24, 2012 Moody's Investors Service has lowered the outlook for the credit ratings of three of Europe's strongest economies: Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Germany. It's part of a busy day in Europe that has investors on-edge -- markets there are barely moving.